NAB 2014: Schneider Optics Opens Up Its Lens Lineups

Four standing lenses and two facing out

Schneider Optics adds Xenon FF-Prime lenses in three focal lengths, 18mm, 25mm and 100mm. If you like video production, your favorite measurements might be for lenses. Being tailor made is a big deal for videographers, so Schneider Optics points out that the related cinema cameras are by ARRI, Canon, RED, and Sony as well as DSLRs like the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Nikon D800. This is a clear direction for anyone aiming to shoot 4K video at 4096x2304, and practically doubles their present products from that line.

Brand new from Schneider Optics is the Wide Angle adapter for Fujinon 19-90mm Cabrio lens, essentially giving you 30 percent more lens. On the note of modifying devices that you may already be using, Schneider Optics adds to its iPro offerings. A new Clip for the iPad, iPad Mini, Mini Retina, and iPad Air allows access to macro, telephoto and wide angle iPro lenses. You'll now have an easier time transitioning your lenses for your smartphone to your tablet, it's like bringing the same mount to all your cameras. We always like to recall that though the camera body may change, glass remains valuable.

Be sure to go to Schneider Optics for prices and a list of options for those of us that only hope to rent from the Cine-Xenar III line.

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Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:31am

Press Release

New Lens Intro’s from Schneider Optics at NAB 2014
Schneider Optics, Van Nuys, California: Leading lens and filter maker, Schneider Optics 
will make several product introductions in Booth # C9035 at the NAB convention on April 
7, 2014 in Las Vegas. 
Schneider adds 18mm, 25mm and 100mm lenses to its popular Schneider-Kreuznach 
Xenon FF-Prime family that already includes the 35mm, 50mm and 75mm focal lengths. 
They are purpose built for digital cinematography with cameras including RED Dragon, 
Canon C100/C300/C500, Arri Alexa, Sony F5/F55 and HDSLR cameras, and cover the 
full 45mm image circle usable on Canon 5D Mark III and Nikon D800 cameras. These 
compact lenses are designed for 4K and beyond resolution (4096 x 2304 pixels).
The display will also feature the Cine Xenar III color-matched PL mount digital 
cinematography prime lens family, with the newest 14mm T2.2 wide-angle addition. 
In keeping with the company’s reputation to do more with existing optics, NAB will see 
the premier of the new Schneider Optics Wide Angle adapter for the Fujinon 19-90mm 
Cabrio lens. With an easy on/off design, this non-zoom through adapter expands the 
lens by 30%.
For those ever-present mobile devices, Schneider expands its offerings for the iPro 
Lens line. The new Clip lets Apple iPad, iPad Mini, Mini Retina and iPad Air accept iPro 
lenses. The Clip precisely positions iPro lenses over the devices built-in camera lens 
and the twist lock mount provides quick lens changes between the Macro, Super Wide, 
Wide Angle, 2X Tele and Fisheye lenses allowing users to get more in every shot. iPro 
lenses are also available for iPhone® 5S, 5, 4S, 4 and Samsung® Galaxy S4. 
As exclusive distributor for Chrosziel products in the United States, Schneider is 
exhibiting two professional wireless control systems. Successfully used at the French 
Open and the soccer Champions League, the Aladin MKII 4K Live Broadcast Wireless 
Lens Control System is optimized for cine-style lenses and broadcast cameras. The 
new Chrosziel MagNum wireless systems offer lightweight and ergonomically designed 
focus/iris control in a turnkey system, complete with lens motors. The system is available 
in three models: Single axis focus only, Upgradeable system for two axes, and a 
complete Focus/Iris system to accommodate digital and cine cinematography. Also look 
for Chrosziel’s world-renowned matteboxes, filterholders, and sunshades outfitting the 
latest cameras from Sony, JVC, Blackmagic and Canon.
In addition Schneider Optics, will display its renowned professional MPTV filters, 
including Digicon®, Hollywood Black Magic™, Platinum IRND, Classic Softs®, True 
Streaks®, and others, as well as Century Wide Angle Adapters, Fisheyes, Telephotos 
and Achromatic Diopters.